Germany condemns Pathankot attack, urges India, Pak to stay the course on talks

Berlin, Jan 8 (ANI): Germany has condemned the terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot and urged New Delhi and Islamabad not to allow such attempts endanger the talks.

Germany’s Federal Foreign Office released a statement condemning the Pathankot attack as well as the attack on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar?e?Sharif.

“We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar?e?Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable,” Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement.

Commenting on India-Pakistan relations, the Foreign Office said that they are pleased to see the desire and willingness on both sides to come together.

“The visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lahore and the talks with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on January 5 are a good start and an important step towards now improving relations between India and Pakistan in a lasting way,” the spokesperson said.

Canada and the UAE have also condemned the heinous terrorist attack in Pathankot and extended condolences to the families of the victims.

Earlier, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil, Italy and France also condemned the terrorist attack. (ANI)

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